GOP House votes to move energy office now run by Democrat

Source: Associated Press - View Original Article
Published: Feb 14, 2020
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Top 5 sentiments contributing towards policies:

76% : But Republican Rep. Rick Roth pointed out that the Office of Energy was once part of the Department of Environmental Protection and said it's a good decision to return it to the agency.
65% : "Under our Department, the Office of Energy is finally working, so let's call it what it is - a power grab to benefit the Governor (and) slow down our progress on energy and climate change.
56% : The GOP-dominated House voted 76-40 to move the Office of Energy from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to the Department of Environmental Protection in what Democrats are calling a power grab.
44% : Florida's Office of Energy would be moved out of the agency run by the only statewide elected Democrat and into an agency controlled by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis under a bill passed by the House on Thursday.

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

76% : But Republican Rep. Rick Roth pointed out that the Office of Energy was once part of the Department of Environmental Protection and said it's a good decision to return it to the agency.
65% : "Under our Department, the Office of Energy is finally working, so let's call it what it is - a power grab to benefit the Governor (and) slow down our progress on energy and climate change.
56% : The GOP-dominated House voted 76-40 to move the Office of Energy from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to the Department of Environmental Protection in what Democrats are calling a power grab.
44% : Florida's Office of Energy would be moved out of the agency run by the only statewide elected Democrat and into an agency controlled by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis under a bill passed by the House on Thursday.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization